Kansas City Wizards Begin Preseason Training Tuesday, Jan. 20
Preseason Camps will Include Trips to Bradenton, Fla. and Guadalajara, Mexico
(January 16, 2009) – The Kansas City Wizards begin preseason training next Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the team’s Swope Park Training Center. The Wizards will practice in Kansas City for one week before departing for two weeks of camp in Bradenton, Fla. The team will return to Kansas City in mid-February before another two-week camp in Guadalajara, Mexico on the grounds of partner club Atlas AC. Kansas City will then have two more weeks of preparation at home prior to MLS First Kick.
The Wizards open the season Saturday, March 21 against Toronto FC at 7:30 p.m. CT at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. For season tickets, contact the Wizards sales office at (913) 387-3400 or 1-877-828-7222.
During preseason, the Wizards will train either outdoors at the team’s Swope Park Training Center or indoors at KC Sports Lodge in Independence, Mo. Kansas City will train outside every day unless weather prohibits. All training sessions are open to the media. Please contact a member of the Kansas City Wizards media relations department to RSVP before each session. Media can verify practice locations by contacting Dave Borchardt in the Wizards media relations department at (816) 665-8442 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING TRAINING SCHEDULE
Day, Date Time Location
Tuesday, Jan. 20 10 a.m. CT Swope Park Training Center or KC Sports Lodge
Wednesday, Jan. 21 10 a.m. CT Swope Park Training Center or KC Sports Lodge
Thursday, Jan. 22 10 a.m. CT Swope Park Training Center or KC Sports Lodge
Friday, Jan. 23 OFF DAY
Monday, Jan. 26 10 a.m. CT Swope Park Training Center or KC Sports Lodge
Tuesday, Jan. 27 10 a.m. CT Swope Park Training Center or KC Sports Lodge
UPCOMING TRAINING CAMPS
Jan. 29 – Feb. 11 Training Camp in Bradenton, Fla.
Feb. 13 – Feb. 17 Training in Kansas City
Feb. 19 – March 4 Training Camp in Guadalajara, Mexico